Jesse Enriquez, the new coordinator of an East County initiative to make the high school-to-college or career transition more seamless, understands the challenges facing teens as they venture into adulthood. ...read more
Summer Conservatory: '80 Days! A New Musical'
06/23/2016 - High school and college actors, actresses, costume designers and stagehands are preparing to team up once more for the 2016 version of Grossmont College’s Summer Conservatory program, which culminates with a musical adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, “Around the World in Eighty Days”.
New coordinator of Alliance eager to help teens launch futures
06/22/2016 - Jesse Enriquez, the new coordinator of an East County initiative to make the high school-to-college or career transition more seamless, understands the challenges facing teens as they venture into adulthood.
Colleges to offer 3 bachelor's degrees through PLNU
06/15/2016 - Starting in the fall, graduates of Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges can continue their education for bachelor’s degrees in three programs from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) without ever leaving the East County community college campuses.
4,200 degrees and certificates awarded to Grossmont, Cuyamaca graduates
06/06/2016 - Two Iraqi refugees who succeeded academically through perseverance and strength of spirit, and a high-school dropout who’s now on her way to UC Berkeley, shared their inspirational stories at last week’s commencement ceremonies for Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges.
Cuyamaca College takes the wheel to train auto tech students in EVs, hybrids
06/01/2016 - As hybrid and electric vehicles become more commonplace on San Diego County roads, Cuyamaca College is shifting gears to ensure its automotive technology program is on top of the trend.
East County college, high school district boards set Alliance priorities
05/24/2016 - – In their second joint meeting, the Governing Boards of East County’s college and high school districts set new priorities to expand and develop the East County Education Alliance, the 2-year-old partnership to better prepare high school students for college and a career.
Cuyamaca, Grossmont colleges to celebrate commencements
05/18/2016 - A busy academic year highlighted by new leadership at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges culminates with commencement ceremonies June 1 and 2, where more than 4,200 degrees and certificates will be awarded.
Cuyamaca College lands $1.5 million grant for student success programs
05/17/2016 - Cuyamaca College was awarded a $1.5 million state grant this week that expands on the college’s innovative programs to dramatically increase student success by reducing the remedial pipeline and better preparing students for college level coursework.
Grossmont and Cuyamaca College grads prove education is ageless
05/16/2016 - When Barbara Sue Adkins was born, FDR was president. When Hinsseenee Regassa entered the world, Bill Clinton occupied the White House. Generations may separate the two, but what the octogenarian and 17-year-old have in common is they are both part of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Class of 2016.
Cuyamaca College student earns State Department language scholarship
05/13/2016 - Rachel Becker didn’t know anything about the Arabic language until she became close friends with two Iraqi refugees who were classmates at Cuyamaca College. Now the 21-year-old Spring Valley resident is on her way to Jordan through a fully-funded, U.S. Department of State-sponsored immersion program to study the language while living with a host family over the summer.
Grossmont College student honored for volunteer work
05/09/2016 - Grossmont College student Tina Thornton was honored by the San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency for her volunteer work with foster youth.
Helicopter golf ball drop at Brad Daluiso Golf Classic
05/04/2016 - A shower of 2,000 golf balls is anticipated for the May 6 Brad Daluiso Golf Classic at the Sycuan Golf Resort, an annual fundraiser hosted by the former NFL kicker for the Grossmont College athletic program.
PSA Flight 182 tragedy to be revisited at Grossmont College
05/03/2016 - Grossmont College history instructor Martin Ennis is presenting an evening of film, lecture and discussion 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, about PSA Flight 182, the Sept. 25, 1978 midair collision in San Diego that killed 144 people and scattered wreckage across North Park.
ASL Interpreters at "The Odd Couple" performance
05/02/2016 - American Sign Language interpreters will join the production at a May 14 performance of the Neil Simon classic The Odd Couple at Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre.
Faculty and ivory: Grossmont piano faculty concert an eclectic mix
04/29/2016 - The Grossmont College Piano Faculty Ensemble Concert, an inaugural event featuring Ken Ard, Melonie Grinnell, Philip "Jay Jay" Lim, Marion Rodewald and Bryan Verhoye, is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Grossmont College Recital Hall (Building 26, Room 220).
Grossmont College Summer Conservatory teaches theater skills
04/28/2016 - High school and college actors, actresses, costume designers and stagehands are preparing to team up once more for the 2016 version of Grossmont College’s Summer Conservatory program, which culminates with a musical adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, Around the World in Eighty Days.
Hot wheels, cool competition, live bands at Auto Skills Day, Coyote Music Fest
04/27/2016 - Cuyamaca College is revving up its annual Automotive Skills Day set for 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, showcasing its automotive technology program with high school and college students turning wrenches in head-to-head competition.
District selected as finalist for safety planning award from American Association of Community Colleges
04/26/2016 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has been selected as one of four national finalists for an Award of Excellence from the American Association of Community Colleges for its comprehensive system to keep its two colleges safe and prepared for emergencies.
We're here for you this summer
04/25/2016 - Need extra college credits or want to learn new job skills? Check out the more than 400 classes being offered this summer at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges.
Coyote Music Festival returns to Cuyamaca College May 7
04/19/2016 - Six local bands with styles ranging from flamenco jazz to country rock will be featured at the 2016 Coyote Music Festival on the afternoon of Saturday, May 7, at Cuyamaca College.